IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:
The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations will serve on the Division of Institutional Advancement's fundraising team. Reporting to the Vice President, the Director will lead the Division's work in creating and managing a strategic, well-coordinated plan to identify, cultivate and solicit funds from corporations and private foundations. Working closely with the Vice President, IA colleagues, and University leadership, the incumbent will focus on advancing key University priorities through proactive identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate and foundation partners on the local, regional, national, and international levels. The Director will align funding opportunities with University priorities and growth initiatives and will oversee a portfolio of corporations and foundations while working to achieve an individual production goal. The incumbent will provide liaison for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and they will have opportunities to work directly with University faculty, staff and administrators to develop and articulate strong, professional letters of inquiry and proposals on behalf of the Northeastern Illinois University Foundation.